Complex confusional migraine

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What is complex confusional migraine?

Complex confusional migraines are severe headaches that are similar to symptoms of stroke patients and can vary widely. Patients may experiences a loss of consciousness, changes in vision, slurred speech, confusion, loss of sensation in the arms and legs, and/or numbness and tingling.

Common symptoms reported by people with complex confusional migraine

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for complex confusional migraine

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Compare treatments taken by people with complex confusional migraine

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Who has complex confusional migraine on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 126 say complex confusional migraine is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 4
20s 18
30s 42
40s 108
50s 106
60s 67
70+ 12
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 67
20-29 years 40
30-39 years 43
40-49 years 14
50-59 years 12
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 30
Female 329

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 205
Not Diagnosed 23

These charts show data from complex confusional migraine patients who have completed their condition history
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